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Urgent Help Needed: Our Shelter is Overflowing

Today, I am reaching out with a heartfelt request for urgent assistance. At our APA Olivette location, we are facing an unprecedented challenge. Our shelter is currently at full capacity, caring for 260 animals, and we desperately need your help.  

This past week, we welcomed 122 animals into our shelter – a staggering 25% increase over our usual weekly intake. With every large kennel occupied, and temperatures rising, we anticipate even more animals will need our help. The reality is stark: we have 12 new dogs arriving daily, and we need to ensure the same number can leave through adoption, fostering, or transfer to another rescue.

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Volunteer Manager

The Volunteer Manager coordinates all aspects of a comprehensive volunteer program. Volunteers are a critical component of our life-saving work and help further the mission. This position is responsible for recruiting, training, managing, celebrating, and retaining volunteers. The volunteer manager provides leadership, promotes teamwork, and is a valuable member of the management team.

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A Message From the CEO Regarding the Critical Intake Levels at APA Olivette

This is an urgent plea for help. Since January 1, 2023, we have experienced a 159% increase in animals coming through our doors at APA Olivette. These numbers are unprecedented, and they have reached a crisis level. Today, April 17, we have 242 animals in our care, and over 200 are large dogs. Of these, 38  were brought into APA Olivette on Saturday and Sunday alone. We need your help. 

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Volunteer Manager

The Volunteer Manager coordinates all aspects of a comprehensive volunteer program. Volunteers are a critical component of our life-saving work and help further the mission. This position is responsible for recruiting, training, managing, celebrating, and retaining volunteers. The volunteer manager provides leadership, promotes teamwork, and is a valuable member of the management team.

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